Agate Shawl by Joanne Scrace

Agate Shawl

Crochet
April 2020
Lace ?
26 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
3.0 mm
600 - 900 yards (549 - 823 m)
one size
UK
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This simple sideways shallow triangle shawl is designed to play nicely with highly variegated yarns. Tall stitches and a pretty bead stitch reminded me of strings of purple agate beads.
The shawl construction allows you to use up all the yarn you have if you weigh it and work to the half-way point. Our sample made the most of just 50g.
#Agateshawl

Size
Length 170/67in
Width 28cm/11in
Shawl can be made bigger or smaller by adding/removing rows from the sections, width will increase/decrease with the length. Instructions for this are given in the pattern.

Materials
1 100g skein of Snail Yarn Merino Lace (laceweight, 100%
Superwash Merino 1200m/1312yds/100g) in Berry Mix
3mm hook (US D)

Tension
26 sts and 8 rows in pattern to 10cm/4in using 3mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)

Difficulty Rating
Intermediate

Skills Needed
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, working around stitches, missing stitches, increasing, decreasing.

Construction
Worked end to end, increased to middle then decreased to end to form a shallow triangle.

This pattern forms part of the book The Shawl Project: Book Five, a collection of five designs for laceweight yarn.
All patterns are written using standard UK crochet terminology (with US translations given in the abbreviations) and charted.